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Pivot Power has unveiled plans to build a 2 GW network of grid-scale batteries and fast charging stations across the UK. The company plans to invest some £1.6 billion to develop 45 sites around the country, installing grid-scale 50 MW batteries at electrical substations. The battery network will store enough electricity [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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Talk about shortening timelines in the auto industry – when Consumer Reports reported that it had found Model 3's stopping distance to be unacceptably long, Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded within hours, promising to look into the matter and do whatever it takes to improve braking performance. CR announced that it [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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At least a couple of the oil giants see the handwriting on the garage wall, and are taking some baby steps toward the electric future. BP has installed over 70 EV charging stations at retail sites in several countries. It has also invested $5 million in FreeWire, a manufacturer of [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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Private aviation company JetSuite has announced plans to add up to 100 Zunum Aero electrified aircraft to its fleet. Washington-based Zunum Aero, profiled in the July/August issue of Charged, is developing a “hybrid-to-electric” plane with a capacity of 12 passengers, a maximum cruise speed of 340 mph and a take-off distance [...]
Mon, May 21, 2018
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